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preeto, i live on marina boulevard, i'm a registered voter and a taxpayer in san francisco. i didn't have a chance to'é( zÑo a meeting in the marina the other night. i knew this was covered. i didn't have a chance to speak. i was working at the time unfortunately. the upcoming opening of a restaurant on the marina, i'd like to file a protest here and now and hopefully be presented at the next december 4 meeting, to have the residents in that area express their concern about the restaurant that's being opened on theup9Ñ marina green. this is a place where children play soccer every weekend. there's -- games, there's events coming every weekend. at times it's impossible to park in my of my own house and i live the boulevard. to tear down a facility to put alcohol in the presence of into consideration as well as the amount of traffic, the congestion, the -- not even talking about the amp yawns. iÑd%( ;?ñ would like to come bae on december 4 to have itfçje5fn reviewed. >> president chiu: thank you. next >> my name is art scampa. i'm a resident of the marina for the last 30 years. i'm
. thank you. next speaker. >> hello. my name is -- campo, i'm also living at marina boulevard. this is regarding changing degaussing station at marina green to the fish and chip restaurant and to me just like putting a hot dog stand at half storm in yosemite. it destroyed the nature. i've been walking by this place, by degaus station, for 21 years. like a gal pus island. all the bears, migratory bears, sitting on a roof. and it's such a magnificent waterfront. and changing this waterfront to the commercial restaurant is not right. besides, hundreds of kids, they play soccer on saturday, and they need parking. most of the time, the mother, they cannot find the parking, and they circle and circle. and they draw -- they just park in our driveway. so that cause a lot of trouble parking, plus the serving alcohol next to the playground, and marina green is the largest playground in the city, especially on thursday, friday, saturday. and having alcohol serve next to these kids is not fair. let's -- keep marina green like a park for everybody to enjoy, and let's notjp8a commercializet
well served by public transportation. contrast that to fort mason and the marina au>%( f predominanty residential neighborhood that i represent with a population of 23,000 residents. 23,000 residents. mps is looking at-0 wharf. the fort mason location would require shuttle buses to take people from jones street to fort mason, which will increase large vehicle traffic on street already impacted with the golden gate transit, sightseeing buses and public buses. one of the city's most popular tourist destinations. most importantly, adding the potential of 5,000 visitors per day to the marina district or population this neighborhood,7jp%[ and ce adverse impacts on parking and traffic in an already very congested area. drastically altering a residential neighborhood and the businesses already established at fort mason is bold considering the fort mason merchants group do not believe it is a feasible alternative and voted against it. marina green is in capacity due to children's athletic leagues and the different experiences1' tourists have coming to the marina green through the rec and par
this morning. at the marina, house boat residents were waiting to get to cars. >> marina residents describe a wild night. >> the wind. houses were moving in. just -- crazy. >> at noon today, tide reached just a foot away from flooding house as long the creek. trees topple add long the bay shore and at jj christmas tree lot, eileen's tent blew away. twisting and making a mess. >> yes. yes. it's a bit of a set back. this tent has to come down. >> she'll be back in business tomorrow. in larkspur trees into power lines were blamed for knocking out electricity. crews got the power back on this afternoon. but no power at wade thomas elementary school in the area meant 447 kindergarten through 5th graders got the day o also, sand dag -- sandbags lining doors down the street from the school. there are some lining the main street just in case. residents have been stopping by to check on it. >> it looks like 10-15 feet still to go. that level can go away fast. yeah. >> behind me, you can see here is with everybody is paying attention to. this is the creek. it's lower than it was today. it's started t
there at the marina green and see how we could get people comfortable with this option. we tested the e line, historic streetcar and the waterfront from mission bay to fisherman's wharf. it is a streetcar with challenges to operate but we know what the challenges are and meeting with the engineers with the nta to figure out how we can sustain the e line not just for special event but for round the clock service. we also paid attention to details like pedestrian safety, way finding, helping visitors find their way around the waterfront. a quick fix, stapling a few signs to a post, but what was so important about that, we used real time information that gave people choices that if they were to walk from the ferry building to the ballpark or from the ferry building to marina green, we could get them time options and show them where milestones were along the way. we also did the same with the bicycle network as our bike network expands. and with that we knew we were starting from -- with the community, a lot of the people already worked with us to roll our sleeves up and say let's get beyond america's cup
beach to marina. you can e makeshift memorial mail them to us at you report-tv.com. stay with abc 7 news for our continuing coverage. >> still to come at 5:00 a quaint sleepy town waking up to a horrible home invasion. the first murder in 40 years. >> and rain dumped snow but it's bringing a problem forcing some resorts to shut down. >> taking a look at live doppler 7. if you see dark rain that means heavy, heavy rain. we can see blue indicating light rain. now it's in the south bay in san jose. we'll keep you posted on what's happening. >>> people in an afluent south bay community are shocked. police investigate the first murder in four deck yaichldz a deadly home invasion took place over night there. we're live now with the latest on the investigation. >> to 20 investigators have been searching for crew clues because the house is big. police told me that they've found no signs of forced evidence. police say a woman called 911 after 1:30 saying someone had ransacked the house. police arrived and found the husband dead inside. police are waiting for the coroner to tell them how the man d
with va granelli and we went through north beach and out in district 2, the marina and it was really enlightening, he does a fantastic job and it was great to see, so i would recommend that other people do that, it just gives you a different handle on how regulations happen and how things happen out there, it was a fantastic experience so i would like to thank voj for taking it along, i have to do it again, and also i would like to invite people for the harvey milk moscone memorial which will be on the 27th here atcity hall, they will have speakers, and the harvey hills club will have an altar and a band and we will move on to the camera shop, so please come to remember some ofh >> the important question is will you be bringing me a present? >> some shoes, yeah. >> okay, and number 7, request for new business and future agenda items? i would like to reiterate that i would like to hear from david chu's office, and if that's it, chu's office, and if that's it, ms. wong, here. thank you. >> stand and join with the pledge of allegiance. erasxxmj4(p&c"p% america, and to the republic for w
's the mission, whether it's north beach, whether it's the marina, i tell you in every single solitary space and place, i see what george moscone and harvey milk, in their existence, inspired in all of us and in the people. and, so, when we come in remembrance, it is, in my opinion, to celebrate, to celebrate the lives of two extraordinary people, one whom i knew almost as well as i know my own brother, and that was george. and the other whom i worked with just as if he was my brother in the things that we were able to achieve together. and, so, tonight, san francisco, it's not a time to be sad. it is a time to celebrate because you are the beneficiaries of an incredible productive team that has caused san francisco to be what it is. when carol migden and the troops stepped up and said, "let's do the whole business of domestic partners," and we did it on the steps of the rotunda, that was george and harvey doing that, not us. that was george and harvey doing that. (applause) >> and when mayor newsome called the whole world to look for a second time when he said, "people should be able to mar
. owning three marinas right now they can only open up right now because water levels are at historic lows. right now lake michigan is two feet below it's average. why? because of record drought after last summer's record-breaking heat. it's not just the great lakes. if you follow the illinois tributary leading up to lake michigan into feeding into the mississippi, you finally get to st. louis. there is a 180-mile stretch of river that has withered from a thousand feet wide to just a few hundred feet. then a little further down between thebes and eye crow, cairo illinois, there are the pinnacles. they're legendary for boat captains because they had to navigate around them. but now because of the low river levels, it's impossible to pass there. now the army corp of engineers have set to destroy the big rocks in 15. right now senators and house committee members have asked the federal government to make it happen sooner. now thousands of barges are having trouble getting through. now that is a major problem for all of us. those ships bring 8 million tons of grain coal, steal and petroleum do
at our display at the marina green so if you'd like to come see that, that's available. >> any final questions? i'd like to thank our panelists very much. as rob mentioned earlier, the exercise series we have put on and started 3 years ago has really become, for the department of emergency management and we hope for the military, this foundational piece of the fleet week humanitarian exchange. it's been a wonderful way for us to work together on some of these common issues and figure out how our agencies are all going to integrate. i think the time and effort that has been expended by both the military planners and also the civilian planners is definitely going to be bearing fruit in years to come when something happens. i know we are quite a bit ahead of time, you are going to have a 20-minute break from now and then our next speaker will come up at that point. thank you again. he heads the baur row of medicine for the navy. i lacked at his bay oh in the program, educated in georgia and he's had a great career in the navy commanding several hospitals, winning several awards an
san francisco. contrast that with the residential neighborhood of the marina to add 5,000 visitors a day or 35,000 visitors a week will more than double that residential neighborhood and create impact on traffic. i hope you will join us on this resolution. the rest i will submit. >> clerk calvillo: thank you. supervisorn%(olague. >> supervisor olague: are we going back to the -- >> president chiu: roll call. >> supervisor olague: i will submit. >> clerk calvillo: supervisor elsbernd. supervisor campos. >> supervisor campos: thank it is with a great deal of sadness that i do an in memorium or howard l. wallace and ask that we adjourn the meeting in his name. and i know that supervisor avalos and president chiu wanted supervisor olague, and it might be appropriate to do it on behalf of the board, the entire board. but howard wallace was simply an institution in san francisco, the labor community but also the lgbt community and so many communities that have been fighting for social justice. it is true that howard's sister's brothers in the queer labor and elder human rights movements
you get up to the marina, north beach, down to the highway. if you could show my overhead one more time. the air quality in south of market is already really bad. the probability of getting cancer for south of market is 20%. i don't want to have to wear one of these masks just to sleep at night. >> thank you. thank you, mr. whitaker. whoever is next of the five names that i've called. >>> my name is paula [speaker not understood]. i believe brenda already had to leave. good afternoon and thank you for letting me speak today. i live at 2 19brannon, which is within a block and a half of the proposed arena and i'd like to express my concerns about the rapid * pace at which this process for the warriors project has been moving. it's very disturbing and i know it's disturbing to my neighbors as well, to the people that i've spoken to. the neighbors in my area told me they haven't had a chance to look at it. they haven't heard about it. i'm hearing all kinds of different things. and i think that it's very important that we're involved with this because truly it will affect our quality
there are but to the regulations favor and how they impact everybody else. >> host: david rothkopf is our guest. bob in marina, california is the next caller. >> it is an honor to talk to you. i met you and some years back at the conference in monterey, california and i remember the educational challenges not only to reach the masses but also to educator the children of the superrich and that the blacks on route nadir at observation the only the superrich can save us. i would like to get an update on your take of the educational challenge we face by your analysis which i think is absolutely superb. you are really a beacon of light in the darkness for us all. >> host: >> guest: education is our biggest challenge, drive economic growth and we have an educational system that works on a model developed at the university of bologna in the year 800 where a guy stands in front of a rule of 800 and talk with them. and into every classroom using video and the internet. we need to recognize and education assistance designed for an agrarian era and give kids the summer of doesn't make sense and an educational system des
water. freeway not much better. 8 80 at the marina boulevard exit was a wet gray mess. heavy rain obscured the view of drivers creating a constant wave of stop and go traffic and sea of brake lights. this accident was one of many we witnessed in the span of only 2 hours. low lying spots on the highway often flood quickly. increasing road hazard for drivers and new set of challenges for the crew assigned to keep the freeway and storm drains clear of all obstruction. >> we have to make sure that they are not being plugged by either mud or leaves or by litter. >>reporter: with more than 300 camera across the 9 counties in the bay area cal-trans has had a busy day monitoring traffic. the red color.indicate problem areas where traffic is stopped. flooding closed highway 12 mud slide at highway 84 in fremont brought traffic to stand still. >> we find out what the problems as quickly as possible to dispatch the right people and the right equipment. >>reporter: chp responded quickly to the accident on westbound 5 80 and believe the driver may have been going too fast for weather and r
the marina district. bayview, on and off so far. we shift east you can see light rain, it's through the delta, along i-80 if you have a drive into the central valley it's a wet one. light showers, the last in a series of storms is coming our way. we are going to get a break for the afternoon. rain will start again tonight with the heaviest rain coming tomorrow morning. several inches of rain expected. more than that expected for the hills, talked about the high surf advisory, the flash flood as well as warnings for the areas, especially the north bay rivers excretion. we will watch that for you. 63 oakland. 63 redwood, mid ofo's san jose, the extended forecast, we will continue with the numbers, even a few low 60's. low to mid60's in the forecast when we get back to work on monday. sunday night we are drying out. nothing like what we have seen in recent days. >> if you want more energy efficient rights you can get them for free. just turn in your old ones. it's happening at 11:00 o'clock this morning on dublin boulevard and to be eligible you must bring a copy of your pg&e bill and prove you
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